Lieutenant Colonel Ernest Fitzwilliam Taylor

Regiment: Army Service Corps
Date published: 04/12/1914
Killed in action: No
Information: Lieut.-Colonel Ernest Fitzwilliam Taylor, Army Service Corps, entered the service August, 1888, being gazetted Lieutenant Royal Irish Fusiliers. Served in the South African War; took part in the advance on Kimberley, and was in action at Belmont, Enslin and Modder River; was engaged in the operations in Cape Colony and Orange River Colony, and was twice mentioned in despatches during the campaign. He received the Queen's Medal with three clasps and the King's Medal with two clasps. He left the Royal Barracks, where he had been stationed a considerable time, on the declaration of war, and proceeded to the front with his corps, and has been mentioned in despatches.